Teaching Science through Literature

Grades 4-6 by Nancy J. Keane

Publisher: Linworth Learning

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  • Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Elementary,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Science & Technology,
  • Children"s literature,
  • Science,
  • Study and teaching (Elementary
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